Sustainable
Agriculture

It’s sobering to think that almost half of the human impact on the environment is related to food production; from primary production, processing right through to consumption.

This is why it’s so important that the farming methods used to produce lupins are in harmony with our environment.

Lupins belong to the legume family along with the likes of soy beans, peas and lentils and play an incredibly important role in the ecological balance of agriculture. [1]

Lupins are a valuable component of Western Australian farming systems and are a central element of cropping rotations; important in aerating the soil and injecting it with nitrogen, creating a better environment for growth and the survival of other plants.

By releasing nitrogen into the soil, lupins reduce the requirement for the manual fertilisation of soils, diminishing the incidence of pollution through nitrate fertilisation and mobilise phosphorus.

Lupin Foods Australia practices identity preservation as a means of ensuring that the crop is totally segregated from other grains, maintaining its unique identity from seed producer right through to the end user.

[1] (Gladstones, J.S., 1998.  Distribution, Origin, Taxonomy, History and Importance.  IN: J.S. Gladstones, C. Atkins, and J. Hamblin (eds.).  Lupins as crop plants: biology, production and utilisation.  pp 1-39 CABI, Oxon.

Clancy Michael with lupins on his WA farm near Mingenew.

To make a purchase please phone or email us and we will process your purchase promptly.

We are currently endeavouring to make our product available for you online, this service will be available within the next week.

Phone: (08) 9416 1403

Email: sales@lupinfoods.com.au

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